Music can (and should) be a part of your program of recovery. How can you and why should you incorporate music therapy into addiction recovery? We investigate here.
Yes. Cocaine makes you high, whether you ingest it by snorting, smoking, or injection. Howver, local application as an anesthetic may not include euphoric effect. More here.
It depends on what definition you're using. By most definitions, buprenorphine (the active ingredient in Suboxone) is a narcotic. We explore the specifics here.
Can you get addicted to Ambien after prolonged use? Possibly. But addiction and physical dependence are separate medical conditions. More on the most common signs of Ambien addiction and treatment options here.
Consequences of driving drunk include increased insurance fees, not being able to rent a car, and having a suspended driving license. But is alcohol addiction treatment a viable option to deter drunk driving? We explore here.
If you need help with multiple addictions, I highly recommend this practical first person account of how one woman has coped with addiction. If you enjoy education through storytelling, this is the book for you! More inside.
Long term use of meth can damage blood vessels, cause liver failure, or kidney disease. More on long term effects of methamphetamine on the body here.
How do you process anxiety in addiction recovery? Addiction is a disease of obsession, compulsion and wrong thinking. Once we begin to become aware of how we think, we begin to understand how our thinking impacts every area of our lives. More here on copying with anxiety in recovery.
What are the side effects of mixing morphine and alcohol? Can you overdose? And do you put your life in danger? We review here.
We speak with Gwen R. about the practice of prayer in sobriety. A woman in long term recovery herself, she shares her experiences about the inner work of recovery through prayer and yoga...including its obstacles here.
A step-by-step instructional guide for creating a daily practice of gratitude.
Overdose on Spice can occur after one toke, or over a session of smoking. This is because Spice is unevely laced with synthetic cannabinoids that are optimized for psychoactive effects. More on how to recognize and cope with a Spice overdose here.
Hydrocodone addiction can occur in anyone using prescription medications that contain hydrocodone. Here, we explore the main signs and symptoms of hydrocodone addiction and what you can do to identify and address hydrocodone addiction.
Living awake, aware and God conscious is a sure path to spiritual awakening and sober recovery. In this article, danny j schwarzhoff, author of “Real Meditation for Real Alcoholics,” presents the case for meditation in recovery and points toward answering the question of why and how to establish and improve conscious contact with God.
Ecstasy has a half-life of 7 hours, although effects usually only last for about 2-3 hours. More on duration of action and ecstasy effects on the body and brain here.
Alcoholism impacts the ability to participate in family life. An alcoholic mother does not have the ability to be emotionally present and to give to her children the love, care, and affection they need. So how can you learn to care for yourself when living with an alcoholic mom? Maggie Harmon explores here.